Director of Career Services

Walsh College was founded in 1922 with our main campus located in Troy, MI.  We are an accredited institution that offers various business certificate programs as well as internationally and nationally ranked business and technology bachelor’s and master’s degree programs. We are looking for experienced and talented individuals who are serious about helping students reach their educational and professional goals.

Troy, Michigan

Michigan Career Educator and Employer Alliance

The mission of MCEEA is to promote and maximize career potential and the advancement of internship, cooperative education, and employment within the state of Michigan through collaborative relationships among employers, colleges and universities.<br /><br />This site is designed to help our members share internal job openings with each other.

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Overview: Walsh College is seeking a dynamic and detail-oriented individual for our Director of Career Services opening.&nbsp; This role will work closely with the Executive Director of Business Development &amp; Industry Engagement, as well as the Career Services staff, to help our students and alumni reach their employment goals.&nbsp; This will include, but not be limited to, career advising, employer development and support, department event management and more.
Responsibilities: <ul style="font-weight: 400;"> <li>Provide strategic direction and leadership for a comprehensive Career Services department to include: student and alumni career advising and coaching, job listing service, employer development, campus recruiting, job fairs, employer events, and workshops</li> <li>Incorporate extensive knowledge of national trends and best practices in career services and employee recruitment to ensure cutting edge department</li> <li>Deliver high quality, consistent service to students, employers, and alumni</li> <li>Initiate, build and maintain employer relationships</li> <li>Expand the number and quality of employers seeking Walsh students/graduates for relevant positions</li> <li>Develop employer target list based on research and trends</li> <li>Communicate relevant information from employers to internal constituents</li> <li>Provide career advising and coaching to students and alumni on job search skills, career development and career related issues</li> <li>Collaborate with faculty, student services, student life, advancement, and alumni relations functions to maximize coordination and impact of career related activities across the institution</li> <li>Participate in academic program reviews and accreditation activities</li> <li>Develop and deliver presentations to various constituents</li> <li>Lead and market career events, such as career fairs, employer presentations</li> <li>Oversee computer database, ensuring maximum usage and data integrity</li> <li>Support and follow college policies and procedures, support and embrace institutional vision, mission and values</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul type="disc"> <li>Bachelor&rsquo;s degree required, Graduate degree preferred</li> <li>Extensive knowledge of business careers, labor market, and job search skills required</li> <li>A minimum of 10 years related professional experience</li> <li>Professional experience in career services or employee recruitment required</li> <li>Ability to interface and develop relationships with employers required</li> <li>Supervisory or office management experience required</li> <li>Superior written communication, editing, and proofing skills relevant to job search process, superior verbal communication, presentation, interpersonal and coaching skills required</li> <li>Track record of strong student/customer service required</li> <li>Intermediate Word, basic Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint skills required</li> <li>Possesses the presence to represent Walsh effectively in various situations</li> <li>Ability to work collegially with multiple constituencies in a dynamic academic environment</li> <li>Ability to maintain confidential information</li> <li>Must be available to work some early evenings</li> </ul>